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public funding. romney talks about a litany of issues facing america on the jobs, the economy and also, today, we have the big congressional hearing on libya. american crossroads, a group that is backing romney is out with a new ad against the president on libya. it is brutal. take a listen to this. >> the intelligence was there. clear signs of terrorism, but campaign politics came first. >> this comes against the backdrop of tomorrow night's vice presidential debate in kentucky, joe biden against paul ryan. polls show that people think ryan will win this debate, 55% compared to 39% for the vice president. they have such different styles, r , rye yoon being a numbers guy. for "cbs this morning," i'm jan crawford in akron, ohio. >>> the whole word is watching this morning after australia's prime minister gave opposition party leaders a tongue lashing. gillard accused tony abbott of being a sexist who hates women. >> i was offended when the leader of the opposition went outside in the front of parliament and stood next to a sign that said the witch. i was offended when the leader of the
the president is taking romney's point and turning it on him. romney goes on to talk about a lit any of issues facing america on the jobs and economy and also for today we have that big congressional hearing on libya. america crossroads is backing romney is out with a new ad against the president on libya. it's brutal. take a listen. >> intelligence was there, clear signs of terrorism. but campaign politics came first. >> reporter: this is against the backdrop of tomorrow night's vice presidential debate in kentucky. vice president joe biden against congressman paul ryan. polls show people think ryan will win this debate, 55% think rhine will win compared to 39% for the vice president. they have such different fighting styles, ryan being a real numbers guy so it's going to be fascinating to see how this one plays out. for cbs "this morning" i'm jan crawford in akron, ohio. >> the whole world is watching this morning after australia's prime minister gave the opposition party leaders a tongue lashing. in a session of parliament, she accused tony abbott of being a sexist who hates women. >> i'm o
are baked in at this point. that's been helping the president a little bit since mitt romney has been talk about how bad the economy is, that's been helping in terms of creating a floor for the president but it also means there's a bit of a ceiling, it means people won't get elated about the economy because the number dropped. >> john, i'm curious to know what factors weigh more heavily. is at any time debates or these jobs numbers. we have one more report before the election going to weigh more heavily? >> it's a good question. certainly for the people who are just tuning into the election and who watch the debate last week, for them the debate is the thing that's probably still top of mind. in the long run, though, of course the economy, the way people feel about the direction of the country which is related to their own economic picture that's still the biggest overall driver in this campaign, though. i until think right now in this moment, the debate is still driving a lot of people's vote. >> one more report before the election. as you said we got a trend going. we've seen these numbe
performance in tuesday's debate with mitt romney. we'll talk with two presidential debate experts about what each candidate needs do in round two. >> then we open up the cbs news vault for an edward r. murrow interview with fidel castro one month after he took power. >> will that be with the beard or without it? >> if i go with the beard because i'm not seeking to cut my beard because i grew accustomed to my beard and it means many things to my country. when we have fulfilled our promise of good government i'll cut my beard. >> and it's not just celebrities like danny devito and rea perlman calling it quits why so-called gray divorces are skyrocketing. first up police in denver are looking for the gunman who fired a shot through president obama's campaign window. it happened friday afternoon shattering a large panel of glass. people were inside at the time but nobody was hurt. investigators are reviewing surveillance video for clues. police say they are not aware of any threats against the office. >>> td bank says more than a quarter of a million customers on the east coast may have been aff
think people i've talked to think ryan did a fine job. it was not like the obama-romney debate where everybody thought, not only did romney win, but obama lost. >> we've had circumstances in which the vice presidential dom nominee didn't do as well as expected. john edwards for one, sarah palin perhaps. >> no harm to the ticket and no harm to his future prospects. >> and the other question, what about joe biden in terms of what he did with respect to his >>> thve >>> the average stroke victim is getting younger every year. we'll show you an alarming new study and look at how you can lower your risk on "cbs this morning" when we continue right after the break. ♪ ♪ chili's lunch break combos start at just 6 bucks. so ditch the brown bag for something better. like our bacon ranch quesadillas or big mouth burger bites, served with soup or salad, and fries. starting at just 6 bucks at chili's. jack, you're a little boring. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met ma
mitt romney and that's a tough place to be in but i think people that i talked to thought ryan did a fine job. it was not like the obama/romney debate where everybody thought not only did romney win but obama lost. >> and the vice president nominee did not do as well as expected john edwards for one and sarah palin perhaps. >> no harm to the ticket or his future prospects. >> the other question is what about joe biden in terms of what he did with respect to his prospects if, in fact, president obama would not win, then he could be a cain himself? >> the interesting thing is the jokey joe, libya situation. libya is dead serious and getting worse by the day for the white house and so you see the funny joe but there's nothing funny about libya. that's the story that maybe lives on past this. >> that's the story in the headlines. >> people say there's still clean up to to be done on that >>> the average stroke victim is getting younger every year. we'll show you you a new alarming new study and how you can lower your risk after the break. chili's lunch break combos start at just 6 buck
: axelrod and other top aides and supporters spanned out across the sunday talk shows to try to blunt the impact of the debate. and all shared the same message about mitt romney. >> i think he was dishonest. absolutely. >> i give him a d minus on substance and truthfulness. >> it was big bird meets the big lies. >> the underpinnings and foundation of that performance were fundamentally dishonest. >> reporter: the obama campaign has a new ad out this morning, a preview of how they plan to respond to governor romney's big foreign policy speech. they say he's failed the commander in chief test with a rocky visit to the uk and israel this summer. and then again with his hasty response to the tragedy in libya a few weeks ago. they say he lashed out at the administration before he had all the facts in a sensitive situation. norah and charlie? >> nancy, thank you very much. john dickerson is in washington. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> are there essential differences between the foreign policy views of romney and the president, or is it simply a case where romney thinks that the
weren't as promised with president obama but there's also an opportunity here for governor romney to look like a president, to look like a leader, talk being about foreign policy and to sort of step into that role and that's what this speech is about too. >> with congressional hearings taking place about what happened in library area does the administration see some vulnerability as to what happened there? >> there is a vulnerability because on the one hand as the obama campaign is saying, romney spoke too soon on libya, the republicans can say the same thing about the administration on libya when susan rice came out and said this was an uprising not a terrorist event. the story has changed since then. so that's something now that the republicans can point to, so there is a bit of a vulnerability. although everybody believes on foreign policy that's far, far secondary to the primary issue of this campaign which is the economy. >> john, i want to ask you about mitt romney and his foreign policy advisers and how he would differ from president obama. there's a piece in "new york time
the two candidates and talk about distinct approaches to the future. you know, right now the romney campaign is running away from some of their positions like unwanted stepchildren, but we're going to hold them to them and explain to the country exactly what the differences are here because the choice is very stark. >> will he be more aggressive than he has been with, say, sarah palin and in other debates because there's a feeling within the campaign that there is a momentum for the president -- i mean for governor romney and this debate may play a role in stopping it if you're successful? >> well, i think that the big challenge for him is going to be to pin congressman ryan down. he was on television a couple of weeks ago and he was asked to explain governor romney's tax plan. he said, i don't have enough time to explain it. it's too complicated. he's got 90 minutes tonight so hopefully he'll have enough time to explain it and explain how they're not going to explode the deficits and put a big new burden on the middle class. >> we see a number of battleground stake polls out this m
for america being a leader. it talked about america being more assertive. it gave three or four differences. too far in the other direction, they would say, well, governor romney was undercutting the commander in chief. >> said he didn't want to come across to be compared with president bush, former president bush. >> he isn't president bush and he isn't president obama. it's a different approach. is it totally different on every respect? no. president obama hasn't been a failure in every respect. certain things he did in his foreign policy that i respect very much. >> when you saw the numbers you were surprised. is there something going on in the romney campaign other than this debate in which they decided to attack to the center, decided to be more moderate? >> the debate was enormously important for governor romney. it sounds strange to say this. he has been around for such a long time but it was his introduction to the american people as a presidential candidate. up until then, he was a candidate within the republican par party. the rest of the country didn't really pay much attention t
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